List of recipes using Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée): 40 recipes

Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée)
List of recipes using Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée)
Apple amandine tarts from Brélès
Apple amandine tarts from Brélès
Amandines are small sweetcrust pastry tarts filled with fruit and topped with almond cream. Here's a rather more sophisticated version made with stewed apple, rice pudding and almond cream.
161K3.7 1 hour 10 min. March 1st 2012
Apple and blackcurrant tarts
Apple and blackcurrant tarts
These little tarts taste every bit as good as they look. The sweetcrust pastry cases are filled with a layer of stewed apple and topped with a blackcurrant crémeux. This offers your guests a delightful element of surprise, as the apple flavour is only discovered as they eat it (but only if you've...
8,300 2 hours 8 min. October 14th 2020
Apple custard tart
Apple custard tart
You may well know the classic Parisian custard tart (or "flan"), traditionally vanilla-flavoured. Here is an apple version, with extra apple flavour as the custard is made with apple juice. This is topped with delicious caramelized apple slices.
12K 2 hours 37 min. July 26th 2020
Apricot and almond cream tart
Apricot and almond cream tart
Half apricots arranged on a thin layer of almond cream.
295K4.1 1 hour 45 min. February 21th 2011
Blackberry and almond fondant tart
Blackberry and almond fondant tart
Balckberries and almonds go so well together: the slight tartness of the berries is the perfect foil for the sweeter almonds. This combination makes for a delicious tart. The sweetcrust pastry case is filled with a blackberry jelly and an almond panna cotta, presented in a bold and unusual way as a...
17K 3 hours 46 min. December 30th 2019
Blackcurrant and chestnut verrines
Blackcurrant and chestnut verrines
Blackcurrants and chestnuts and go together really well, as the tang of the one balances the gentle sweetness of the other. Here they are combined in a verrrine, with a blackcurrant crémeux and chestnut mousse, served with a little sablé biscuit.
8,489 1 hour 9 min. November 1st 2020
Bounty-style tart for Alison
Bounty-style tart for Alison
This Bounty-style tart combines, as you might expect, chocolate and coconut in a sweetcrust pastry case.
107K 14 1 hour 34 min. June 2nd 2015
Cherry and pistachio tarts
Cherry and pistachio tarts
A shortcrust pastry case baked with pistachio cream, then topped with Griottine cherries.
154K 25 1 hour 20 min. July 4th 2010
Chocolate tart
Chocolate tart
As you can see, there's very little added sugar in this recipe, so it's a very chocolatey and bitter-sweet tart.
258K 15 2 hours 26 min. November 16th 2013
Citrus tart
Citrus tart
This is an unconventional tart, though the recipe is quite simple: no cream filling in the bottom, just slices of lightly poached fruit in a sweetcrust pastry case.
9,985 2 hours 31 min. July 8th 2020
Croute à thé
Croute à thé
Under this strange name (literally "crust for tea") there hides a delicious cake in crusty sweet pastry, filled with a smooth almond mixture and icing sugar on top. It's an excellent cake for tea time, but it goes very well with fruit salad for example.
235K 14.9 1 hour 12 min. May 5th 2021
Exotic fruit tart
Exotic fruit tart
An exotic fruit tart (bananas, kiwi and pineapple), with crisp pastry and almond cream which are cooked beforehand. It's a rather simple recipe, but the final result will impress your guests.
276K5 2 hours 23 min. May 27th 2020
Flaked almond tart
Flaked almond tart
This almond tart is an American-inspired version of the classic dessert. This one leaves out the almond cream or frangipane and uses flaked almonds instead. These are toasted, then mixed with cream and sugar. There's no point denying it, this is a rich dessert...
24K4.8 1 hour 24 min. August 27th 2017
Lemon and grated apple tart
Lemon and grated apple tart
You'll be amazed by the flavour of this tart, it's so distinctive and well-balanced. The apples are grated, rather than sliced, to mix well with the lemon juice and zest. The result is an exceptional tart (yes, really!).
27K4 1 hour 42 min. September 29th 2019
Lemon and lime custard tart
Lemon and lime custard tart
This is a delicious version of the classic French baker's "flan", with the twin flavours of lemon and lime. It involves two different confectioner's custards poured one on top of the other. This gives an attractive layered effect when the tart is cut. Not just pretty, it is delicious.
28K 3 hours 13 min. December 30th 2019
Lemon tart
Lemon tart
Lemon tart (tarte au citron) is one of France's great classic desserts, though there are many different versions. This is more or less the classic version, with sweetcrust pastry and a creamy filling that uses both lemon zest and juice for a deliciously tart tart!
19K 1 hour 33 min. September 18th 2019
Lemon Tart / Meringue Pie
Lemon Tart / Meringue Pie
Lemon tart is one of the great classics of French patisserie. The are lots of versions with different kinds of pastry and filling. This one uses sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée) and lemon curd as the filling. Just top with meringue for that other classic: lemon meringue pie.
30K5 3 hours 21 min. March 23th 2016
Little lime tarts
Little lime tarts
With this very quick recipe, you can make little tarts that are nothing like those you find in the shops.
108K4.3 1 hour 30 min. July 10th 2011
Mini almond-morello tarts
Mini almond-morello tarts
This very simple recipe is a good way to use up leftover sweetcrust pastry. The tiny tarts are filled with almond cream and topped with a morello cherry (French Griottines are best, if you can get them).
10K 24 min. March 1st 2020
Parisian-style chocolate custard tart
Parisian-style chocolate custard tart
You may well already have met the classic French custard tart, with its vanilla filling. Here is a delicious chocolate-flavoured version.
19K 1 hour 26 min. May 3rd 2020
Peach and green tea tart
Peach and green tea tart
This refined tart combines peaches with the delicate flavour of green tea. The sweetcrust pastry case is baked blind, then filled with a green-tea custard and topped with slices of poached white peaches.
28K5 1 hour 11 min. October 2nd 2016
Pear and chocolate tart with a hint of mint
Pear and chocolate tart with a hint of mint
Thick slices of poached pears in a blind-baked sweetcrust pastry case, their centres filled with mint-flavoured confectioner's custard, and surrounded by a chocolate cream, set by baking briefly in the oven. The flavours of pears, chocolate and mint work perfectly together to create a truly...
12K 2 hours April 22th 2020
Pear and lime meringue pie
Pear and lime meringue pie
A layer of light lime cream and caramelized pears in a crisp pastry case, topped with Italian meringue, which is browned under the grill or with a flame.
225K 23.8 2 hours 36 min. February 21th 2011
Pear tart with almond cream
Pear tart with almond cream
This is a very quick and easy tart to make, as everything (or almost) can be done in advance. A piece of sweetcrust pastry, some almond cream and pears? You have "everything you need".
320K4.2 1 hour 14 min. March 17th 2011
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart
A sweetcrust pastry case filled with pistachio cream, topped with pear and grapefruit slices.
67K4.3 1 hour 37 min. February 17th 2013
Pistachio custard tart
Pistachio custard tart
Similar in texture to a classic rich French custard tart, this version has the same sweetcrust pastry case, but the filling has a delicious pistachio flavour, rather than the normal vanilla.
71K 24.3 1 hour February 8th 2015
Plum tart
Plum tart
This tart made with sweetcrust pastry and almond cream is especially tasty with those rather sour little plums that can be found in such profusion in late summer.
185K4.9 2 hours 37 min. September 6th 2017
Plum tart "En passant par la Lorraine"
Plum tart "En passant par la Lorraine"
This tart - with a nod to the French children's song - features produce the Lorraine region is famous for: plums and hazelnuts. The small, sweet mirabelles contrast with the larger plums and make the most of the different varieties.
17K 1 hour 56 min. September 1st 2019
Rhubarb tart
Rhubarb tart
This version of rhubarb tart uses a sweetcrust pastry base, almond cream, diced rhubarb cooked until just tender and a rhubarb syrup glaze.
72K4.3 2 hours 10 min. July 14th 2013
Simple maple-syrup tart
Simple maple-syrup tart
It would be hard to find a simpler tart recipe: just sweetcrust pastry filled with maple syrup, then baked.
39K4.2 46 min. November 5th 2014
Strawberry tart
Strawberry tart
For this great dessert classic: a sweetcrust pastry case, vanilla confectioner's custard and the best strawberries available. This recipe is simple yet demanding, but the result is an exceptional tart.
101K4.6 2 hours 30 min. June 16th 2013
Strawberry Verveine Tart
Strawberry Verveine Tart
This tart has a crisp sweetcrust pastry case filled with verveine-flavoured cream and, of course, strawberries.
45K3.8 1 hour 31 min. June 9th 2014
Tarte Bourdaloue
Tarte Bourdaloue
This tart is a classic of French pâtisserie. It's quite simple: a sweetcrust pastry case filled with almond cream and pears poached in syrup. Invented in the middle of the 19th century, it gets its name not from its creator but from Rue Bourdaloue, the street where he had his pâtisserie.
16K 1 hour 27 min. March 15th 2020
Tarte Jurassienne
Tarte Jurassienne
This tarte jurassienne (from France's Jura region) has a sweetcrust pastry case, filled with rich hazelnut buttercream and topped with a rosette of apple slices that have been sautéed in Macvin du Jura liqueur.
26K 25 1 hour 17 min. December 30th 2019
Tatin apple diplomat tart
Tatin apple diplomat tart
This tart is every bit as good as it looks: a sweetcrust pastry case baked blind, then filled with diplomat cream and topped with apples cooked tatin-style, long and slow in butter and sugar until they caramelize.
17K 2 hours 18 min. November 20th 2019
Two-coloured chocolate-orange tart
Two-coloured chocolate-orange tart
This tart, with its twinned chocolate and orange flavours, is a bit fiddly to make. The fillings are fairly straightforward (classic chocolate ganache and orange curd), but it is tricky to ensure that the fillings do not run into each other. You will need to make a divider but, as you will see, this...
39K5 2 hours 35 min. April 15th 2015
How to bake blind
How to bake blind
This method allows you to cook a tart case, and then fill with a preparation which may or may not need further cooking (fruit, chocolate, crème patissière , etc...).
755K5 1 hour 40 min. May 6th 2017
How to make a good pastry tart case
How to make a good pastry tart case
Lining a tin or mould with pastry to make a tart or pie seems simple enough: you roll out the pastry, put it in the tin and trim off any overhanging bits. It may not be rocket science, but if you want a tart with a perfect pastry case, it really helps to take care over a few details, which I will...
30K 42 min. July 14th 2019
How to roll out pastry for a tart
How to roll out pastry for a tart
Rolling out pastry from a block and lining a tart mould or tin is not as straighforward as all that. To help you to succeed every time, here is a very simple tip. It will to change your opinion of tarts...
255K4.6 23 min. October 13th 2010
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Key Lime Pie is a famous speciality from the Keys region of southern Florida. This delicious tart is usually made with Key limes - a special variety. But in this simplified version, normal limes will work perfectly well.
72K 13.8 3 hours 50 min. September 30th 2012

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